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Calligraphic Meditation

The Mindful Art of Thich Nhat Hanh

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Today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama came to Eugene, Oregon to share his message, “The Path to Peace and Happiness in a Global Society”. There were about 11,000 of us who came together to share in this momentous occasion.

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Along the path many of walked to and from the event were these meditations. Simple, yet elegant.

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I do not know who took the time to create and leave such a loving gift, but thank you. What a pleasure to pause, read the meditation, and enjoy my breath.

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We are one community, one heart.

A lotus blossom to each of you.

Happy Earth Day

Walk and touch peace every moment.
Walk and touch happiness every moment.
Each step brings a fresh breeze.
Each step makes a flower bloom.
Kiss the Earth with your feet.
Bring the Earth your love and happiness.
The Earth will be safe
when we feel safe in ourselves.

Thich Nhat Hahn

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Happy-Earth-Day—Dear-Child-of-the-Earth-.html?soid=1102324223987&aid=10y77aaVSYI.

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Once in a Lifetime

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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is coming to Oregon in May.

He will be in Portland for most of his time in our state, but will make a one-day trip to Eugene to speak on The Path to Peace & Happiness in a Global Society.

What a joy to have the opportunity to sit, breathe and share in the wisdom of this remarkable man. Beyond that, I have no words to express my feelings at this time, and perhaps that is as it should be.

For more information:  http://www.dalailamaportland2013.net/